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Incentive awards available for arts-related businesses


The City of San José Office of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the Center for Cultural Innovation, announces the latest round of the Creative Industries Incentive Fund (CIIF). CIIF provides project support to arts-based commercial businesses involved in the production or distribution of the arts.  Incentive awards are for creative industries of all types, such as manufacturers, service providers, presenters, and designers, among others. The CIIF seeks to support projects aimed at building successful small arts businesses in San José by their ability to:

  • Increase community support and marketability,
  • Leverage CIIF funding with other funding support, and
  • Grow and achieve greater economic sustainability.

The application deadline is 5 pm (PST) on November 5, 2018.  To learn more and to apply visit the website